• Ontario
  • Elementary

Elementary Virtual School

Mrs. Joshi's Gr8 8s!

  • 12 Challenges Completed
  • 5 Challenges not completed

Buckle Up

Completed

Description

Students learned about smart mobility and researched alternative ways to move and the benefits. A larger task was creating a utopian green city.

Do You Really Need It?

Completed

Description

Students will give up one energy device and justify why they chose it and reflect on the experience.

Get Growing

Completed

Description

Students will create a garden at home and reflect on the benefits of having a garden.

How Big Are Your Carbon Feet?

Completed

Description

Students will calculate and learn about their carbon footprint and come up with ways to reduce it.

Limited Edition: Game Time!

Completed

Description

Students had to learn about food waste and participate in a game that they created.

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One Hour No Power

Completed

Description

Students were encouraged to challenge themselves with no power for as long as they could. They were to focus on trying this for the time when they would use the most power when not in school.

Round and Round it Goes

Completed

Description

Students had to learn about the circular economy and create an infographic.

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Story Time

Completed

Description

Students had to write a letter to themselves in the future elucidating the energy issues that are faced.

Tips and Tricks

Completed

Description

Students had to share energy-saving tips on a website or creating a message

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Water Works

Completed

Description

Students had to calculate the amount of water used by looking at metres and bills. They had to research and implement methods to reduce the amount of water they use and that their family uses.

What’s For Lunch?

Completed

Description

Students were encouraged to research local produce and farms and create a recipe based on local produce and know where their material comes from.

What’s Old is New Again

Completed

Description

Students were encouraged to use household items that would normally be thrown out to create new art or useful items.

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A Green-Powered Canada

Incomplete

Community Connections

Incomplete

Take-Home

Incomplete

The Phantom of the Classroom

Incomplete

Video Challenge

Incomplete

Energy savings by the numbers

water_works 118,468 Litres of water conserved
hour_no_power 3,273 Hours of no power
take_home 25,944 Items Kept from Landfill